Profile of Dr. P. Rajendran

Rajendran , P

Elected Fellow 2008

Basic Sciences: Microbiology

DB: 04-05-1949

Birth place

Udumalaipettai, Coimbatore District, Tamilnadu, India

Education

University of Madras, M.Sc Microbiology., University of Poona; DMV., University of Madras, Ph.D., International Open University, Srilanka, D.Sc., Annamalai University, M.Phil., IGNOU, DDE., University of Madras, D.H.Ed., Alagappa University, D.H.Ad.

Positions held 

Dean, Industrial Consultancy, University of Madras, Chennai (2005-2007); Dean Students, University of Madras, Chennai (2007-2008); Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology, University of Madras, Chennai (2007-2009); Professor of Microbiology, AIMST University, Malaysia; Professor of Microbiology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & RI, Chennai, 2009 onwards; Reader, Department of Microbiology, University of Madras, Chennai (1988-2004); Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, University of Madras, Chennai (1982-1988); Assistant Professor in Microbiology, Sri Krishna Medical College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar (1975-1982); Tutor in Microbiology, Sri Krishna Medical College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar (1973-1975)

Research Area

Microbiology- Hepatitis B, C Viruses; HIV (AIDS) seroprevalence, in General and Tribal population; Drug resistance; Mutation; Genotypes; sequence variation; Antiviral activity of certain Indian Medicinal Plants.

Awards and fellowships

Thangam Vasudevan Award (IABMS-1988); Dr.E. Balakrishnan Memorial Award (IABMS-1993); Dr. Ranganathan Memorial Award (IASST & AIDS 1997); Star of Excellence Award (IO-University, Srilanka 2009); M.K. Nambiar Oration Award (IABMS-2006); Tamil Nadu Scientist Award (Govt. of Tamilnadu, 2008)
Fellow of FABMS (1988); FICS (1984); FIMSA (2005)

Address

Professor of Microbiology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Porur, Chennai 600 116, Tamil Nadu.

Residence

14/23, Laxmi apartment, IInd Cross Street, Trustpuram, Kodambakkam, Chennai 600 024.